Our Team

Department Title Name Email
Director Director of Financial Aid Douglas Tanner


Customer Service
Customer Service Operations Manager Wanda Stracener wstracen@valdosta.edu
Process Operations
Process Operations Manager Julian Vickers jvickers@valdosta.edu
Associate Director Chad Daugherty cndaugherty@valdosta.edu

Maranda Titus

Counselor Tanja Rouse trouse@valdosta.edu
Loans Assistant Director / Loan Coordinator Sandra Griffin sgriffin@valdosta.edu
  Loan Counselor Gwen Manning gemanning@valdosta.edu
Financial Aid Assistant I  
Jessica Deal jnbowen@valdosta.edu
   Financial Aid Assistant 1  Shontell Brown  shobrown@valdosta.edu
HOPE / Scholarships Assistant Director / Scholarship / HOPE Coordinator Donnell Davis dodavis@valdosta.edu
  HOPE / Scholarship Assistant Sharon Mashburn scarter@valdosta.edu
Work Study Work Study Coordinator Leroy Trower lrtrower@valdosta.edu
Veteran's Affairs Veteran's Affairs Coordinator Sandra DiPietro


   Veteran's Affairs Assistant  Tanya Fontaine  tsfontaine@valdosta.edu
Financial Aid Assistants      
Financial Aid Assistant I Teresa Lohr finaid@valdosta.edu
Financial Aid Assistant I Amy Strickland finaid@valdosta.edu


 Reception Area Financial Aid Assistant I Jean Smith sjsmith@valdosta.edu
  Financial Aid Assistant I Patricia Thomas patrthomas@valdosta.edu

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Office of Financial Aid Code of Conduct